EU, U.S. affirm Lebanon support, diverging from Saudi
Wednesday, 8 November 2017 () BEIRUT (Reuters) - The European Union on Wednesday affirmed support for Lebanon following the resignation of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, echoing U.S. backing for the Beirut government which Saudi Arabia has accused of declaring war.
“We’re all with you,” says a poster of Saad al-Hariri on the streets of Beirut. People in Lebanon have been expressing their support for the recently-resigned prime minister, who has confirmed he will soon return to Beirut, dismissing rumours he is being held against his will in Saudi Arabia....
The United States and France have expressed their support for Lebanon's sovereignty and stability amid heightening tensions between Beirut and Saudi Arabia. France 24 - WorldAlso reported by •Belfast Telegraph